Thursday 27 July 2017

Independent.ie Six Nations team of the week: Three Irishmen make the cut but Wales lead the way

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Independent.ie Newsdesk

After a comprehensive win in Italy, Ireland are rewarded with three selections in the Independent.ie Six Nations team of the week.

Garry Ringrose, Niall Scannell and CJ Stander all make the cut while Wales had the most representatives with four.

Liam Williams was rewarded for his great try against England while two Frenchman were included after they secured their first win of the 2017 campaign at home to Scotland on Sunday.

England tied Ireland with three players while Italy were the only team left empty handed.

Here is the full Independent.ie Six Nations team of the week:

15. Stuart Hogg (Scotland)

14. Elliot Daly (England)

13. Garry Ringrose (Ireland)

12. Gael Fickou (France)

11. Liam Williams (Wales)

10. Dan Biggar (Wales)

9. Rhys Webb (Wales)

8. Josh Strauss (Scotland)

7. Kevin Gourdon (France)

6. CJ Stander (Ireland)

5. Alun Wyn Jones (Wales)

4. Joe Launchbury (England)

3. Dan Cole (England)

2. Niall Scannell (Ireland)

1. Joe Marler (England)

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